My response to the categorically false Crypto Leaks article and lies circulating about Ava Labs and myself:…
One final point: no, Roche does not have anywhere near 1% of tokens. That is also a blatant lie from the article.

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Nov 22
Developing on Avalanche is now easier for more devs with the launch of the new Avalanche Rust SDK, an important step for the development of Avalanche Virtual Machines and Subnets.

Here's why ⬇️
Subnet architecture is the foundation for developers to create their own blockchains. The new Rust SDK is a toolkit of building blocks giving Rust developers an open canvas to create their own custom Virtual Machine in pure Rust on Avalanche.
Bundling and abstracting away consensus, networking, RPCs, etc, greatly reduces the time required to go from concept to deployment.

@_patrickogrady has a detailed breakdown of everything in the kit:
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Nov 15
Ok, question that came out of my weekly podcast: in computing a polycule, do you take the transitive closure of all the partners, or do you take the strongly connected component?
If A is partners with (B and C), B is partners with (A, C, and D), and C is partners with (A, B), is the polycule

a. A, B, C, D or
b. A, B, C
Inquiring minds want to know, poly friends as well as others, please chime in.
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Nov 14
Proof of Reserves is a good start, but it needs to be coupled with Proof of Liabilities in order to be useful.
You have to be able to say:
1. sum of reserves >= sum of liabilities
2. there are no *other* liabilities

(1) is relatively easy, by providing a Merkle tree of reserves and a crowdsourced list where everyone can check that their own account is listed as a liability.
(2) is a hard problem. The CEO could obtain an off-the-proof/off-the-books line of credit and gamble it away, causing an additional liability not in the PoR/PoL proofs.
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Nov 10
These are tumultuous times. I’ve heard that a lot of Avalanche-native projects have been insulated from the FTX plague, but if that’s not the case please reach out:
Like every crisis in crypto, communities will grow stronger through lessons learned here. Having been through many of those moments (Mt. Gox, DAO Hack, countless other protocol failures), I can, without a doubt, reassure you that it will get better.
I encourage everyone to take care of yourselves first, then check-in with friends and peers across communities, prioritizing kindness above all else.
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Nov 2
So many people on my timeline have the wrong take on this. No, free speech doesn't require you to pay $8/month. No, you can't pay $8 and pretend to be POTUS.
Blue checkmarks can play three roles:
1. Sybil protection: They guard against bots pretending to be millions of people in support of an idea
2. Authentication: They validate that the person behind the account has the displayed name.
3. Weighting: because the account is verified not to be a bot, it can be displayed higher in timelines, be displayed in more timelines, etc.

The third one presents an interesting trade-off against the other two.
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Nov 1
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In the post-truth era, there has been a proliferation of newsy-looking sites that just report "so and so said such and such on Twitter." These bring no value.
Not to mention the tiktoks that just repeat random reddit posts. Look, all these sites are available to all of us. The world gains nothing by yet another site repeating unverified junk from some other site.
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